Ontology

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Definitions

European Project Definitions

CIPRNet project

The CIPRNet project [1] uses the following definition:

Ontology: In both computer science and information science, an ontology is a representation of a set of concepts within a domain and the relationships between those concepts. It is used to reason about the properties.


DIESIS project

The DIESIS project [2] gives the following definition:

In both computer science and information science, an ontology is a representation of a set of concepts within a domain and the relationships between those concepts. It is used to reason about the properties of that domain, and may be used to define the domain. [3]


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  1. http://www.ciprnet.eu/
  2. http://www.diesis-project.eu/
  3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ontology

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